In the fast-paced world of business, leaders often find themselves grappling with the challenge of enhancing productivity while maintaining a positive work culture. Caring leadership, a philosophy that prioritises the well-being and growth of team members, has emerged as a powerful approach to achieving these goals. We delve into five quick-fire ways to become a caring leader.
Understand the way your candidates think to place them in the best environment to thrive. People who are recruited using skills-based hiring are happier in their job roles than those who are not. Our People and Culture team believe that skills-based hiring is a growing trend that shows no signs of slowing down.
A wide variety of work models are emerging nationally and globally as a result of peoples' growing desire for flexibility and their pursuit of work-life balance.
Employee wellbeing is big news right now, and rightly so. The global pandemic has highlighted the benefits of a more all-encompassing approach to wellbeing. Through greater awareness and normalisation of wellbeing and mental health in workplaces across our nation, the worldwide pandemic has ushered in a more comprehensive approach to wellbeing for businesses.
As we get closer to the festive season it can be difficult to keep employees engaged and motivated at work. Distractions such as Christmas celebrations, end of year events, festivals, family commitments and holiday planning often lead to employees losing focus during the final weeks of the year. Rather than getting frustrated at your team, the best approach is to have a few key motivation strategies in place to keep your people focused and on track to finish the year strong and ready to tackle the year ahead.
People are the spark and lifeblood of your business, and your company culture is an important part of your overall employee value proposition. A great option to further improve your company culture and give your people a sense of belonging, boost employee engagement and improve productivity, is to introduce a social club.